South Africa & Mozambique
Tour Length: 12 days
Cape Town | Franschhoek | Greater Kruger Park | Vilanculos
Land from $6495 per person
Adventure. Wildlife. Seaside Romance. The World’s Greatest Romantic Adventure –
Offering three nights in romantic Cape Town and a night in Franschhoek, including a beautiful sunset cruise, tours of the Cape and winelands. Followed by three nights at a Kruger area private game reserve having sundowners in the bush, game drives and then finishing with four nights along the Indian Ocean beachfront in Mozambique.
Welcome to Cape Town… the most romantic city in the world and your starting point on the World’s Greatest Romantic Adventure – South Africa. From her iconic Table Mountain framed against the blue sky to her colorful bustling harbor, Cape Town warmly embraces all who visit her shoreline. Enjoy guided sightseeing of this delightful city by day, and return, in the evening, to your luxurious hotel.
The Cape wine regions produce some of the world’s outstanding wines ranging from sturdy Rhone-style red wines to aromatic Sauvignon blancs.
Next up: wing to one of South Africa’s greatest wildlife refuges, a private game reserve in the Greater Kruger Park. Perfect for nature lovers and photographers, the itinerary features superb game viewing on a private reserve for 5 days and 4 nights. Your reserve boasts all the ‘Big Five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo, and guests will experience daily game drives in open land rovers, conducted by professional rangers and trackers. The high energy of the day melts away as twilight settles over the bush and our special guests will enjoy a romantic dinner-for-two.
And finally, wing to Vilanculos, Mozambique, on Indian Ocean coast for four nights where you can relax on the warm golden sands.
The World’s Greatest Romantic Adventure – Itinerary
Day 1-3 Cape Town (3 nights)
On arrival at Cape Town Airport you will be met by a Great Safaris Guide who will assist you to the vehicle for the private transfer to your elegant waterfront hotel.
Your explorations begin a half day tour of the city highlights and a trip to the top of table Mountain. Your time in Cape Town also includes a full day tour of the Cape Peninsula, which includes a visit to the penguins at Boulders Beach, a picnic at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.
Day 4 Franschhoek
The begins with a full day private excursion through parts of the Cape wine region with centuries-old vineyards and Cape Dutch architecture ending with an overnight in Franschhoek, home to some of the country’s best restaurants.
Day 5-7 Cape Town / Kruger Private Game Reserve (4 nights)
Fly to Mpumalanga, gateway to the Greater Kruger Park, where you are driven to your private reserve safari experience. Your days are filled with early morning and late afternoon game drives in search of the Big Five, escorted by a professional guide in specially designed open vehicles. Time spent in the bush can be a truly magical experience.
Day 8-11 Kruger / Vilanculos, Mozambique
You are transferred from your game lodge back to Mpumalanga Airport for your eastward flight to Mozambique. Upon arrival at this Indian Ocean coastal town, you are met and transferred to your beach lodging four nights under the sun. Spend the time in utter relaxation or partake in the various offerings available. (Luxe level travelers continue across the water to Benguerra Island)
Day 12 Vilanculos / Johannesburg / Departure
After breakfast you are transferred to Vilanculos Airport for your flight to Johannesburg, arriving in time to connect with your outward flight and bid “farewell” to Africa.